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Policemen dressed as women for a stakeout

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Members of the Los Angeles Police Department's robbery squad are shown dressed as women as part of an operation to catch a purse snatcher who murdered an elderly woman while she was on her way to church. Photograph dated October 15, 1960.

Item Information:

Identifier
bz60cw41d
Collection
Miscellaneous Photographs
Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Publisher
Herald Examiner
Date Created
Oct. 15, 1960
Genre
Photographs
Subject(s)
Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD)
Places
California > Los Angeles County > Los Angeles
Topic(s)
Crossdressing
Murders
Police
Police officers
Undercover operations
Resource Type
Still Image
Language
English
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